Tara has been involved with the UK disability rights movement for many years, and she is committed to creating social and political change, that will deliver inclusion and equality for all disabled people at a local, regional, national and international level.
Tara was involved in the discussions at the United Nations in the development of the new UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and is now part of the campaign to get the Convention fully implemented.
Tara works with organisations led by disabled people, allied organisations, children’s rights organisations, statutory agencies and Government departments, both in a personal and professional capacity, and is committed to the voices and experiences of all disabled people being at the heart of discussions and decision making about our lives.
She has previously worked in the private and third sector in senior leadership roles. Tara is also currently a trustee of Inclusion London and is a Steering Group member of the Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance (ROFA) and a member of the ROFA International Committee.
Tara joined the Trust in December 2011 and is the Vice Chair of the Trust and Chair of the Governance Committee.